Syllabus - EE333-Spring 2016

EE 333 Power Systems Engineering
Spring, 2016
Instructor: Lei Wu
CAMP 147
Office hours: Tu/Th 9-11am or by appointment.
in class, open book, open notes, calculator required
Course meeting time: TuTh 2:30pm-3:45pm CAMP 178
Textbook: J.D. Glover, M.S. Sarma, and T. Overbye, Power System Analysis and Design,
Fourth/Fifth Edition, Cengage Learning, 2008.
Reference: A.R. Bergen and V. Vittal, Power System Analysis, Second Edition, Prentice Hall,
Course website:
Objectives: After completing this course, the students will be able to do the following:
Gain an understanding of the power system, future trends, and needs.
Establish an understanding of real and reactive power flow, power factor correction on a per
phase basis with extension of concepts to three phase circuits
Model transformers and transmission lines at an appropriate level to permit calculations under
various load conditions
Introduce students to the study of load flow and gain an understanding of iterative solution
techniques leading to the use of computer simulation methods
Understand the sequence component technique and perform it for system fault analysis.
Midterm Exam:
Final Exam:
Class attendance
Extra Points:
Identify errors and suggest corrections
Suggest improvements
Design problems
Course Schedule and Topical Outline: The objective of this course is to provide a solid
understanding of power system modeling and analysis. The schedules are subject to changes.
Introduction to Power Systems
Transmission Line Parameters
Power systems development and trend
Phasors, real and reactive power, network
equations, three-phase
Ideal & practical transformer, equivalent
circuit, per unit system connections
Resistance, inductance and capacitance,
conductor bundling, electric field
Transmission Lines: Steady-State
Short, medium, and long line models,
reactive compensation
Chapter 1
2 hours
Chapter 2
6 hours
Chapter 3
6 hours
Chapter 4
3 hours
Chapter 5
3 hours
Chapter 6
7 hours
Chapter 8
3 hours
Chapter 9
5 hours
Midterm Exam
Power Flows
Symmetrical Component
Unsymmetrical Faults
Various methods for power flow study,
computer simulation method
Derivation and use of symmetrical
components for system modeling
Unsymmetrical fault current calculations
Final Exam
Attendance requirements: A student is expected to attend class. If you find you must miss a class
due to a legitimate conflict, you should contact the instructor prior to the class. In this case, you are
responsible for learning the material presented in that class and completing homework assignments
and the project on time. Any exceptions/permission for lateness must receive prior approval of the
Homework: Homework is due before the class on the due date. Late homework will be penalized
by 25% when handed within 24 hours of the due date, and by 50% when handed in before the
beginning of the next class. Homework will not be accepted after this point. Discussion among
students is allowed. However, copying from each other is not allowed. For homework submission,
staple all the pages and write your name and student ID on the first page.
All exams will be open book, open notes, and will require a calculator.
There are no A or B exemptions for this course.
Students are expected to attend all exams. If you find you must miss an exam due to a legitimate
conflict, a make-up will be given only under the following conditions:
The student has informed the instructor of the absence at least 24 hours in advance of missing
the exam.
The student misses the exam due to some situation beyond the student’s control (such as a
serious illness, the family emergency, etc.) which is unexpected, unavoidable, and documented.
The reason for each absence of this sort will be judged case by case by the instructor and, if it is
deemed valid under the above description, a make-up exam will be given.